RED CROSS LIFEGUARD CERTIFICATION
This course is designed to teach you everything you need to know to start your career as a certified lifeguard. Through videos, group discussion, and hands-on practice, you'll learn teamwork, professional rescue and surveillance skills, First Aid, CPR/AED, and other skills needed to work as a Certified Lifeguard.
REQUIREMENTS FOR THE COURSE:
Must be 15 years of age and attend every class.
Participants will have to swim 300 yards without stopping using Breast Stroke and Freestyle.
Tread water for 2 minutes without arms
Complete the timed "Brick Test," where the participants must swim 20 yards, dive 7-10 feet to retrieve an object, and swim it back on their back, keeping their head above water.
A swimsuit is required for each day.
2023 DATES & TIMES MANSFIELD BRANCH:
February 25th & 26th: 9:00a-4:00p
April 22nd & 23rd: 9:00a-4:00p
May 6th & 7th : 9:00a-4:00p
July 13th & 14th 9:00a –4:00p
October 21st & 22nd : 9:00a-4:00p
$200 for Y members
$250 for non-members
Before attending the in-person class, participants must watch and complete a video course through the Red Cross. To receive access to these videos please contact Jennifer Jeffery email@example.com You must be registered for the class before gaining access to the pre-requisite videos.
RE-CERTIFICATION CLASS 2023
December 18th:10:00 am-2:00 pm
$85 for Y members
$100 for non-members
A swimsuit is required.
All inquiries for lifeguard classes and certifications please contact Jennifer Jeffery at
419-522-3511 EXT 264 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Junior Lifeguarding has a strong focus on developing swimming skills to help participants meet the Lifeguarding course prerequisite. The course also introduces participants to lifesaving skills, such as in-water rescues and the use of a rescue tube.
Participants will also have the opportunity to shadow lifeguards to get a sense of being on the job. Train with a certified lifeguard for 6 weeks and participants will be physically prepared for the lifeguard pre-test. *Certification is not guaranteed and is dependent on completing the test and skills necessary. *
2022 DATES & TIMES SHELBY BRANCH:
Tuesdays from 3:30-4:30 pm, September 20th - October 25th
COST: FREE to the Community
AGES: 12-16 years old
All inquiries for lifeguard classes please contact Stephanie Faulkner at 419-347-1312 EXT 503 or email@example.com
BE A LEADER
BE A LIFEGUARD
Call us to get more information or to sign-up. All Classes are for 2022